The 2017 NFL season kicked off on Thursday when the Kansas City Chiefs knocked off the New England Patriots in a fun and exciting game. K.C. quarterback, Alex Smith, played one of the best games of his career, and he did so with first round draft pick Patrick Mahomes watching from the sidelines. Did Mahomes’ presence spur Smith on to prove he’s still the man with the Chiefs?
I’d like to see a similar outburst from the Chicago Bears’ Mike Glennon on Sunday when they take on the Atlanta Falcons. Glennon has to be trying to cement his hold on the QB1 spot, because waiting in the wings is rookie Mitchell Trubisky, aka The Future.
In case you missed any of our fantastic Bears vs Falcons stuff this week, check them out right now!
- Sam previewed the game right here - Week 1 Game Preview: Bears-Falcons.
- Andrew got in on the preview fun as well right here - Bears versus Falcons Preview: What to Watch For.
- Jacob joined The Falcoholic on their Facebook Live show to preview the game. Jacob’s segment starts around the 28 minute mark.
The Falcoholic Live: Ep14 - Season Preview & Bears Analysis
Join us on Thursday, September 7th at 8:10pm for Ep14 of The Falcoholic Live! The crew will be taking a look at the Falcons' final roster, discussing the situations of Ra'shede Hageman and LaRoy Reynolds, and giving their thoughts on the upcoming season. We'll also be joined by special guest Jacob Infante to help us preview the Falcons Week 1 game against the Chicago Bears.Posted by The Falcoholic on Thursday, 7 September 2017
- Robert was joined by Andrew on this weeks WCG Radio, and they spoke with The Falcoholic’s Jeanna Thomas, who is one of the best SB Nation has to offer.
- Jeff took the lead on our 5 Questions with The Falcoholic this week as we get ready for Bears vs Falcons.
- And Jeff also answered five of their Bears’ questions in their Get to know the Chicago Bears with SB Nation’s Windy City Gridiron.
- Jack went deep in the archives and gave us his favorite (and least favorite) Bears-Falcons games.
- The WCG staff gave our picks for Sunday’s game right here.
- Believe it or not, there’s a SuperComputer that picked the Bears to win the game.
- You can check out the full injury report for Bears vs Falcons right here.
- And finally, we’re giving away a $50 Wingstop giftcard, and all you have to do is predict the first sack the Bears will allow.
Let’s get down to the nitty gritty...
Date: September 10, 2017
Time: Noon - Bears’ Time
Channel: A large part of the Midwest will have this game on FOX, see the map at 506sports.com.
Announcers: Kevin Burkhardt and Charles Davis (This was supposed to be the Jay Cutler in the booth game)
Location: Soldier Field, Chicago, Illinois
Radio: In Chicago, WCFS 105.9FM and WBBM 780AM (Full list of radio affiliates here)
Sirius Radio: SIRI 135 (Internet 805)
Jack nailed the history lesson this week, but for my nugget...
Did you know that the Bears have the all time edge against the Falcons with a 14-12 record? They’ve also won 10 of the last 13 match-ups.
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